Théâtre des Muses

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Théâtre des Muses
Address45 A Boulevard du Jardin Exotique

The Théâtre des Muses is a theatre in Monaco.


The theatre is located at 45A Boulevard du Jardin Exotique near the Jardin Exotique de Monaco, in the Moneghetti neighbourhood of Monaco. [1] [2]

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The building was a bakery. [1] The building was inherited by Anthéa Sogno, a Monegasque stage actress whose great-grandfather had acquired the building in 1930. [3] Sogno remodelled the bakery into a theater for three years, turning the old baker's oven into the theater hall. [1] She designed it in a style reminiscent of the Belle Époque . [1] The new theater was dedicated in 2012. [3]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 Bonarrigo, Sabrina (January 3, 2014). "« Le théâtre des Muses a trouvé sa place »". L'Observateur de Monaco . Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  2. "LE THÉÂTRE DES MUSES". Le Petit Futé . Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  3. 1 2 Bonarrigo, Sabrina (November 26, 2014). "Anthéa Sogno, une vie sur les planches". Monaco Hebdo . Retrieved October 3, 2015.